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And helter-skelter have I rode to thee :

Dol. l'll tell thee what, thou thin man in a censer! And tidings do I bring, and lucky joys,

I will have you as soundly swinged for this, you blueAnd golden times, and happy news of price, bottle rogue! you filthy famished correctioner! if you

Fal. I pr’ythee now, deliver them like a man of this be not swinged, I'll forswear half-kirtles. world.

1 Bead. Come, come, you she knight-errant, come! Pist. A foutra for the world, and worldlings base! Hust. O, that right should thus overcome might! I speak of Africa, and golden joys.

Well; of sufferance comes ease.
Fal. O base Assyrian knight, what is thy news ? Dol. Come, you rogue, come; bring me to a justice !
Let king Cophetua know the truth thereof.

Host. Ay; come, you starv'd blood-hound !
Sil. And Robin Hood, Scarlet, and John.. [Sings. Dol. Goodman death! "goodman bones!
Pist. Shall dunghill curs confront the Helicons ? Host. Thou atomy thou !
And shall good news be baflled?

Dol. Come, you thin thing; come, you rascal!
Then, Pistol, lay thy head in Furies' lap.

1 Bead. Very well.

[Exeunt. Shal. Honest gentleman, I know not your breeding. Pist. Why then, lament therefore.

SCENE V.-- A priblic place near Westminster Abbey. Shal, Give me pardon, sir. - If, sir, you come with Enter two Grooms, strewing rushes. news from the court, I take it, there is but two ways; 1 Groom. More rushes, more rushes ! either to utter them, or to conceal them. I am, sir, 2 Groom. The trumpets have sounded twice. under the king, in some authority.

1 Groom. It will be two o'clock ere they come from
Pist. Under which king, Bezonian? speak, or die. the coronation. Despatch,despatch ![Exeunt Grooms,
Shal. Under king Harry.

Enter FalsTaFF, SHALLOW , Pistol, Bandolph, and
Pist. Harry the fourth? or fifth ?

the Page.
Shal. Harry the fourth.

Fal. Stand here by me, master Robert Shallow; I
Pist. A foutra for thine office!

will make the king do you grace: I will leer upon
Sir John, thy tender lambkin now is king; him, as 'a comes by; and do but mark the counte-
Harry the fifth's the man. I speak the truth: nance that he will give me.
When Pistol lies, do this; and fig me, like

Pist. God bless thy lungs, good knight.
The bragging Spaniard.

Fal. Come here, Pistol; stand behind me.

-0, if
Fal. What! is the old king dead ?

I had had time to have made new liveries, I would
Pist. As nail in door: the things I speak, are just. have bestowed the thousand pound I borrowed of
Fal. Away, Bardolph ; saddle my horse.-- Master you. ( To Shallow.) But 'tis no matter; this poor
Robert Shallow, choose what office thou wilt in the show doth better: this doth infer the zeal I had to
land, 'tis thine. -- Pistol, I will double charge thee see him.
with dignities.

Shal. It doth so.
Bard O joyful day! -- I would not take a knight- Fal. It shows my earnestness of affection.
hood for my fortune.

Shal, It doth so.
Pist. What? I do bring good news ?

Fal. My devotion.
Fal. Carry master Silence to bed. Master Shal- Shal, It doth, it doth, it doth.
low, my lord Shallow, be what thou wilt, I am for- Fal. As it were, to ride day and night; and not to
tune's steward. Get on thy boots; we'll ride all night:- deliberate, not to remember, not to have patience to
0, sweet Pistol. Away, Bardolph! [Exit Bard. ] shift me.
Come Pistol, utter more to me; and, withal, devise Shal, It is most certain,
something, to do thyself good.-Boot, boot, master Fal. But to stand stained with travel, and sweating
Shallow; I know, the young king is sick for me. Let with desire to see him: thinking of nothing else;
us take any man's horses; the laws of England are putting all affairs else in oblivion; as if there were
at my commandment, Happy are they which have nothing else to be done, but to see him.
been my friends; and woe to my lord chief justice! Pist. "Tis semper idem, for absque hoc nihil est:
Pist. Let vultures vile seize on his lungs also!

'Tis all in every part,
Where is the life that I led, say they:

Shal. "Tis so, indeed.
Why, here it is; welcome these pleasant days. Pist. My knight, I will inflame thy noble liver,

[Exeunt. And make thee rage.
SCENE IV. - London. A Street.

Thy Doll, and Helen of thy noble thoughts,
Enter Beadles, dragging in Hostess Quickly, and Is in base durance, and contagious prison;
DOLL TEAR-SHEET.

Haul'd thither
Host. No, thou arrant knave; I would I might die, By most mechanical and dirty hand:
that I might have thee hanged: thou hast drawn my Rouse up revenge from ebon den with fell Alecto's
shoulder out of joint.

snake,
1 Bead. The constables have delivered her over to For Dol is in ; Pistol speaks nought but truth.
me; and she shall have whipping-cheer enough, I Fal. I will deliver her.
warrant her. There hath been a man or two lately

(Shouts within, and the trumpets sound. killed about her.

Pist. There roar'd the sea,

and trumpet-clangor Dol. Nut-hook, nnt-hook, you lie. Come on ; I'll sounds. tell thee what, thou damned tripe-visaged ras- Enter the King,and histrain, the Chief Justice among cal ; an the child I now go with, do miscarry, thou

them. hadst better thou hadst struck thy mother, thou pa-| Fal. God save thy grace, king Hal! my royal Hal! per-faced villain.

Pist. The heavens thee guard and keep, most royal Host. O the Lord, that sir John were come! he would imp of fame! make this a bloody day to somebody. But I pray God Fal. God save thee, my sweet boy! the fruit of her womb miscarry!

King. My lord chief justice, speak to that vain man. 1 Bard. If it do, you shall have a dozen of cashions Ch. Just. Have you your wits? know you what 'tis again; you have but eleven now. Come, I charge you you speak? both go with me; for the man is dead, that you and Fal. My king; my Jove! I speak to thee,

my Pistol beat among you.

King. I know thee not, old man, Fall to thy prayers;

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How ill white hairs become a fool, and jester! He hath intent, his wonted followers
I have long dream'd of such a kind of man, Shall all be very well provided for;
So surfeit-swell’d, so old, and so profane ; But all are banish’d, till their conversations
But, being awake, I do despise my dream.

Appear more wise and modest to the world.
Make less thy body, hence, and more thy grace; Ch. Just. And so they are.
Leave gormandizing; know, the grave doth gape P.John. The king hath call’d his parliament, my lord.
For thee thrice wider than for other men:-

Ch. Just. He hath.
Reply not to me with a fool-born jest;

P.John. I will lay odds, —that, ere this year expire,
Presume not, that I am the thing I was :

We bear our civil swords, and native fire,
For heaven doth know, so shall the world perceive, As far as France: I heard a bird so sing,
That I have turn'd away my former self;

Whose music, to my thinking, pleas’d the king.
So will I those, that kept me company.

Come, will you hence?

(Exeunt.
When thou dost hear I am as I have been,
Approach me; and thou shalt be as thou wast,
The tutor and the feeder of my riots :
Till then, I banish thee, on pain of death,-

EPILOGUE.
As I have done the rest of my misleaders,-
Not to come near our person by ten mile.
For competence of life, I will allow you ;

First, my fear; then, my court'sy ; last, my speech.
That lack of means enforce you not to evil: My fear is, your displeasure; my court'sy, iny duty;
And, as we hear you do reform yourselves, and my speech, to beg your pardons. If you look
We will,-according to your strength, and qualities,- for a good speech now, you undo me: for what I
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advancement.--Be it your charge, my lord, have to say, is of mine own making; and what, inTo see perform'd the tenor of our word. deed, I should say, will, I doubt, prove inine own

[Exeunt King, und his train. marring. But to the purpose, and so to the venture.Fal. Master Shallow, I owe you a thousand pound. Be it known to you, (us it is very well,) I was Shal. Ay, marry, sir John; which I beseech you to lately here in the end of a displeasing play, to pray let me have home with me.

your patience for it, and to promise you a better. Fal, That can hardly be, master Shallow. Do not I did meun, indeed, to pay you with this; which, if you grieve at this; I shall be sent for in private to like an ill venture, it come unluckily home, I break, him: look you, he must seem thus to the world. Fear and you, my gentle creditors, lose. Here, I promised not your advancement; I will be the man yet, that you, I would be, and here I commit my body to your shall make you great.

mercies: bate me some, and I will pay you some, Shal. I cannot perceive how; unless you give me and, as most debtors do, promise you infinitely. your doublet, and stuff me out with straw. I beseech If my tongue cannot entreat you to acquit me, will you, good sir Johu, let me have five hundred of my you command me to use my legs ? and yet thut were thousand.

but light payment,

to dance out of your debt. But Fal, Sir, I will be as good as my word: this that you a good conscience will make any possible satisfacheard, was but a colour.

tion, and so will I. All the gentlewomen here hare Shal. A colour, I fear, that you will die in, sir John. forgiven me; if the gentlemen will not, then the Fal. Fear no colours ; go with me to dinner. Come, gentlemen do not agree with the gentlewomen, which lieutenant Pistol;-come, Bardolph :-I shall be sent was never seen before in such an assembly. for soon at night.

One word more, I beseech you. If you be not too Re-enter Prince Jous, the Chief Justice, officers, etc. much cloyed with fat meat, our humble author will Ch. Just. Go, carry sir John Falstaff to the Fleet; continue the story, with Sir John in it, and make you Take all his company along with him.

merry with fair Kutharina of France: where, for Fal. My lord, my lord,–

any thing I know, Falstaff'shall die of a sweat, unCh. Just. I cannot now speak : I will hear you soon. less already he be killed with your hard opinions ; Take them away.

for Oldcastle died a martyr, and this is not the man. Pist. Si fortuna me tormenta, spero me contenta. My tongue is weary; when my legs are too, I will (Exeunt Fal. Shal. Pist. Bard. Page and Officers. bid you good night : and so kneel down before you ;P. John. I like this fair proceeding of the king's :lbut, indeed, to pray for the queen.

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Boy, servant to them. A Herald. Chorus. Duke of Gloster,

Charles the Sixth, king of France. brothers to the king. Duke of Bedford,

Lewis, the Dauphin.

Dukes of BURGUNDY, ORleans, and Bourbon.
Duke of Exeter, uncle to the king.

The Constable of France.
Duke of York, cousin to the king.
Earls of SALISBURY, WESTMORELAND,

RAMBUERES, and GRANDPREE, French lords.

and WARWICK. Archbishop of CANTERBUKY.

Governor of Harfleur. Mostjoy, a French herald.

Ambussadors to the king of England.
Bishop of Eny.
Earl of CAMBRIDGE,

ISABEL, queen of France.
Lord SCROOP,

conspirators against the KATHARINE, daughter of Charles and Isabel. Sir Thomas GREY,

Alice, a lady attending on the princess Katharine.
Sir Thomas ErPINGHAM, Gower, FLUELLEX, MACMOR-

Quickly, Pistol's wife, an hostess.
RIS, Javi, oficers in king Henry's army. Lords, Ladies, Officers; French and English Sol-
Bates, Court, Williams, soldiers in the sume.

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Cant. It must be thought on. If it pass against us, 0, for a muse of fire, that would ascend

We lose the better half of our possession: The brightest heaven of invention!

For all the temporal lands, which men devout
A kingdom for a stage, princes to act,

By testament have given to the church,
And monarchs to behold the swelling scene! Would they strip from us; being valued thus,-
Then should the warlike Harry, like himself, As much as would maintain, to the king's honour,
Assume the port of Mars; and, at his heels, Full fifteen earls, and fifteen hundred knights;
Leash'd in like hounds, should famine, sword, and fire, Six thousand and two hundred good esquires ;
Cronch for employment. But pardon, gentles all, And, to relief of lazars, and weak age,
The flat unraised spirit, that hath dar'd,

Of indigent faint souls, past corporal toil,
On this unworthy scaffold, to bring forth

A hundred alms-houses, right well supplied ;
So great an object: can this cockpit hold

And to the coffers of the king beside,
The vasty fields of France? or may we cram A thousand pounds by the year. Thus runs the bill.
Within this wooden 0, the very casques,

Ely. This would drink deep.
That did affright the air at Agincourt?

Cant. 'Twould drink the cup and all. 0, pardon ! since a crooked figure may

Ely. But what prevention? Atlest, in little place, a million;

Cant. The king is full of grace, and fair regard. And let us, ciphers to this great accompt,

Ely. And a true lover of the holy church. On your imaginary forces work :

Cant. The courses of his youth promis'd it pot, Suppose, within the girdle of these walls

The breath no sooner left his father's body, Are now confin'd two mighty monarchies,

But that his wildness, mortified in him,
Whose high upreared and abutting fronts Seem'd to die too : yea, at that very moment,
The perilous, narrow ocean parts asunder.

Consideration like an angel came,
Piece out our imperfections with your thoughts; And whipp'd the offending Adam out of him;
Into a thousand parts divide one man,

Leaving his body as a paradise,
And make imaginary puissance:

To envelop and contain celestial spirits.
Think, when we talk of horses, that you see them Never was such a sudden scholar made:
Printing their proud hoofs i'the receiving earth: Never came reformation in a flood,
For’tis your thoughts that now must deck our kings, With such a heady current, scouring faults ;
Carry them here and there: jumping o'er times; Nor never Hydra-headed wilfulness
Turning the accomplishment of many years So soon did lose his seat, and all at once,
Into an hour-glass. For the which supply,

As in this king.
Admit me chorus to this history:

Ely. We are blessed in the change. Who, prologue-like, your humble patience pray, Cant. Hear him but reason in divinity, Gently to hear, kindly to judge, our play. And, all-admiring, with an inward wish

You would desire, the king were made a prelate:

Hear him debate of commonwealth affairs,
A C T I.

You would say,- it hath been all-in-all his study: SCENES-London, An ante-chamber in the King's List his discourse of war, and you shall hear palace.

A fearful battle render'd you in music:
Enter the Archbishop of Canterbury, and Bishop of Turn him to any cause of policy,
Ely.

The gordian knot of it he will unloose,
Cant. My lord, i'll tell you, -that self bill is urg'd, Familiar as his garter; that, when he speaks,
Which, in the eleventh year o'the last king's reign The air, a charter'd libertine, is still,
Was like, and had indeed against us pass’d, And the mute wonder lurketh in men's ears,
But that the scambling and unquiet time

To steal his sweet and honeyed sentences ;
Did push it out of further question.

So that the art and practic part of life Ely. But how, my lord, shall we resist it now? Must be the mistress to this theoric!

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Which is a wonder, how his grace should glean it, For God doth know, how many, now in health,
Since his addiction was to courses vain;

Shall drop their blood in approbation
His companies unletter'd, rude, and shallow; Of what your reverence shall incite is to:
His hours fill'd up with riots, banquets, sports ;

Therefore take heed how you impawn our person,
And never noted in him any study,

How you awake the sleeping sword of war;.
Any retirement, any sequestration

We charge you in the name of God, take heed :
From open haunts and popularity.

For never two such kingdoms did contend,
Ely. The strawberry grows underveath the nettle; Without much fall of blood; whose guiltless drops
And wholesome berries thrive and ripen best, Are every one a woe, a sore complaint,
Neighbour'd by fruit of baser quality ;

'Gainst him, whose wrongs give edge unto the swords
And so the prince obscur’d his contemplation That make such waste in brief mortality.
Under the veil of wildness; which, no doubt, Under this conjuration, speak, my lord:
Grew like the summer-grass, fastest by night, And we will hear, note, and believe in heart,
Unseen, yet crescive in his faculty.

That what you speak is in your conscience wash'd
Cant. It must be so: for miracles are ceas’d; As pure as sin with baptism.
And therefore we must needs admit the means, Cant. Then hear me, gracious sovereign, – and you
How things are perfected.

peers,
Ely. But, my good lord,

That owe your lives, your faith, and services,
How now for mitigation of this bill

To this imperial throne. There is no bar
Urg'd by the commons? Doth his majesty

To make against your highness' claim to France,
Incline to it, or no?

But this, which they produce from Pharamond,
Cant. He seems indifferent;

In terram Salicam mulieres ne succedant,
Or, rather, swaying more upon our part,

No woman shall succeed in Salique land:
Than cherishing the exhibiters against us:

Which Salique land the French unjustly gloze,
For I have made an offer to his majesty, -

To be the realm of France, and Pharamond
Upon our spiritual convocation;

The founder of this law and female bar.
And in regard of causes now in hand,

Yet their own anthors faithfully affirm,
Which I have open’d to his grace at large,

That the land Salique lies in Germany,
As touching France, - to give a greater sum Between the floods of Sala and of Elbe:
Than ever at one time the clergy yet

Where Charles the Great, having subdued the Saxons,
Did to his predecessors part withal.

There left behind and settled certain French,
Ely. How did this ofler seem receiv'd, my lord ? Who, holding in disdain the German women,
Cant. With good acceptance of his majesty ; For some dishonest manners of their life,
Save, that there was not time enough to hear Establish'd there this law, to wit, no female
(As, I perceiv’d, his grace would fain have done,) Should be inheritrix in Salique land;
The severals, and unhidden passages,

Which Salique, as I said, 'twixt Elbe and Sala,
Of his true titles to some certain dukedoms; Is at this day in Germany call'd-Meisen.
And, generally, to the crown and seat of France, Thus doth it well appear, the Salique law
Deriv'd from Edward, his great grandfather. Was not devised for the realm of France:
Ely. What was the impediment that broke this off? Nor did the French possess the Salique land
Cant. The French ambassador, upon that instant, Until four hundred one and twenty years
Cray'd audience; and the hour, I think, is come, After defunction of king Pharamond,
To give him hearing. Is it four o'clock ?

Idly suppos’d the founder of this law;
Ely. It is.

Who died within the year of our redemption
Cunt. Then go we in, to know his embassy ; Four hundred twenty-six ; and Charles the Great
Which I could, with a ready guess, declare, Subdued the Saxons, and did seat the French
Before the Frenchman speak a word of it.

Beyond the river Sala, in the year
Ely.I'll wait upon you; and I long to hearit. (Exeunt. Eight hundred five. Besides, their writers say,

King Pepin, which deposed Childerick,
SCENE II. The same. A room of state in the same. Did, as heir general, being descended
Enter King Henry, Gloster, Bedford, Exeter, War- of Blithild, which was daughter to king Clothair,
WICK, WESTMORELAND, and Attendants.

Make claim and title to the crown of France.
K. llen. Where is my gracious lord of Canterbury? Hugh Capet also, – that usurp'd the crown
Exe. Not here in presence.

Of Charles the dake of Lorain, sole heir male K. Hen. Send for him, good uncle!

of the true line and stock of Charles the Great, .West. Shall we call in the ambassador, my liege? To fine his title with some show of truth, K. Hen. Not yet, my cousin; we would be resolv’d, (Though, in pure truth, it was corrupt and naught,) Before we hear him, of some things of weight, Convey'd himself as heir to the lady Lingare, That task our thoughts, concerning us and France. Daughter to Charlemain, who was the son Enter the Archbishop of Gastenbury und Bishop To Lewis the emperor, and Lewis the son of Eur.

of Charles the Great. Also king Lewis the tenth,
Cant. God, and his angels, guard your sacred throne, who was sole heir to the usurper Capet,
And make you long become it!

Could not keep quiet in his conscience,
K. Hen. Sure, we thank you.
My learned lord, we pray you to proceed;

Wearing the crown of France, till satisfied

That fair queen Isabel, his grandmother,
And justly and religiously unfold,

Was lineal of the lady Ermengare,
Why the law Salique, that they have in France,

Daughter to Charles the foresaid duke of Lorain:
Or should, or should not, bar us in our claim.

By the which marriage, the line of Charles the great
And God forbid, my dear and faithful lord,

Was re-united to the crown of France.
That

you should fashion, wrest, or bow your reading, So that, as clear as is the summer's sun,
Or nicely charge your ouderstanding soul

King Pepin's title, and Hugh Capet's claim,
With opening titles miscreate, whose right King Lewis his satisfaction, all appear
Suits not in native colours with the truth;

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So do the kings of France unto this day; But taken, and impounded as a stray,
Howbeit they would hold np this Salique law, The king of Scots; whom she did send to France,
To bar your highness claiming from the female; To fill king Edward's fame with prisoner kings ;
And rather choose to hide them in a net,

And make your chronicle as rich with praise,
Than amply to imbare their crooked titles,

As is the ooze and bottom of the sea Usurp'd from you and your progenitors.

With sunken wreck and sumless treasuries. K. llen. May 1, with right and conscience, make West. But there's a saying, very old and true, this claim?

If that you will France win, Cant. The sin upon my head, dread sovereign!

Then with Scotland first begin : For in the book of Numbers is it writ,

For once the eagle England being in prey,
When the son dies, let the inheritance

To her unguarded nest the weasel Scot
Descend unto the daughter. Gracious lord, Comes sneaking, and so sucks her princely eggs;
Stand for your own; unwind your bloody flag; Playing the mouse, in absence of the cat,
Look back into your mighty ancestors :

To spoil and havock more than she can eat.
Go, my dread lord, to your great grandsire's tomb, Exe. It follows then, the cat must stay at home :
From whom you claim; invoke his warlike spirit, Yet that is but a curs’d necessity;
And your great uncle's, Edward the black prince; Since we have locks to safeguard necessaries,
Who on the French ground play'd a tragedy, And pretty traps to catch the petty thieves.
Making defeat ou the full power of France; While thüt the armed hand doth light abroad,
Whiles his most mighty father on a hill

The advised head defends itself at home :
Stood smiling, to behold his lion's whelp

For government, though high, and low, and lower, Forage in blood of French nobility.

Put into parts, doth keep in one concent;
O noble English, that could entertain

Congruing in a full and natural close,
With half their forces the full pride of France ; Like music.
And let another half stand laughing by,

Cant. True: therefore doth heaven divide
All out of work, and cold for action!

The state of man in divers functions,
Lly. Awake remembrance of these valiant dead, Setting endeavour in continual motion ;
And with your puissant arm renew their feats : To which is fixed, as an aim or butt,
You are their heir, you sit upon their throne; Obedience: for so work the honey bees;
The blood and courage, that renowned them, Creatures, that, by rule in nature, teach
Runs in your veins; and my thrice-puissant liege The act of order to a peopled kingdom.
Is in the very May-morn of his youth,

They have a king, and ofhicers of sorts:
Ripe for exploits and mighty enterprizes. Where some, like magistrates, correct at home;

Exe. Your brother kings and monarchs of the earth others, like merchants, venture trade abroad; .
Do all expect that you should rouse yourself, Others, like soldiers, armed in their stings,
As did the former lions of your blood.

Make boot upon the summer's velvet buds;
Il'est. They know, your grace hath cause, and which pillage they with merry march bring home
means, and might;

To the tent-royal of their emperor :
So hath your highuess; never king of England Who, busied in his majesty, surveys
Had nobles richer, and more loyal subjects; The singing masons building roofs of gold;
Whose hearts have left their bodies here in Eogland, The civil citizens kneading up the honey;
And lie pavilion'd in the fields of France.

The poor mechanic porters crowding in
Cant. 0, let their bodies follow, my dear liege, Their heavy burdens at his narrow gate;
With blood, and sword, and fire, to win your right: The sad-ey'd justice, with his surly hum,
In aid wliereof, we of the spiritualty,

Delivering o’er to executors pale
Will raise your highness such a mighty sum, The lazy yawning drone. I this infer, -
As never did the clergy at one time

That many things, having full reference
Bring in to any of your ancestors.

To one concent, may work contrariously:
K. Ilen. We must not only arm to invade the French; As many arrows, loosed several ways,
But lay down our proportions to defend

Fly to one mark;
Against the Scot, who will make road upon us

many

several ways meet in one town; With all advantages.

As many fresh streams run in one self sca; Cant. They of those marehes, gracious sovereign, As many lines close in the dial's center; Shall be a wall sufficient to defend

So may a thousand actions, once afoot,
Our inland from the pilfering borderers.

End in one purpose, and be all well borne
K. Hen. We do not mean the coursing snatchers only, Without defeat. Therefore to France, my liege!
But fear the main intendment of the Scot, Divide your happy England into four;
Who hath been still a giddy neighbour to us ; Whereof take you one quarter into France,
For you shall read, that my great grandfather

And
you

withal shall make all Gallia shake. Never went with his forces into France,

If we, with thrice that power left at home, But that the Scot on his unfurnish'd kingdom Cannot defend our own door from the dog, Came pouring, like the tide into a breach,

Let us be worried ; and our nation lose With ample and brim fulpess of his force; The name of hardiness, and policy. Galling the gleaned land with hot essays;

K. Hen. Call in the messengers sent from the DanGirding with grievous siege, castles and towns;

phin. (Exit an Attendant. The King ascends That England, being empty of defence,

his Tirone. Hath shook, and trembled at the ill neighbourhood. Now are we well resolv’d: and,

by God's help; Cant. She hath been then more fear'd than harm’d, And yours, the noble sinews of our power, my liege:

France being ours, we'll bend it to our awe,
For hear her but exampled by herself, -

Or break it all to pieces: or there we'll sit,
When all her chivalry hath been in France, Ruling, in large and ample empery,
And she a mourning widow of her nobles, O'er France, and all her almost kingly dukedoms ;
She hath herself not only well defended,

Or lay these bones in an unworthy urn,

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